Jerry L. Irons, 79, of Waterville, passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, in Lincoln, Neb. Born Dec. 29, 1932, in Eureka to Maurice and Lela (Wygle) Irons. Married to Mary (Morris) Irons March 31, 1976. He graduated in 1950 from McPherson Kansas High School. He proudly served with the 11th Airborne during the Korean War. He spent his career in the insurance industry for over 40 years.
Survived by: his wife Mary; son, Perry (Becky); daughter, Sheri Irons Harris; step children, Brad (Deb) Ramsay, Ward Ramsay, Julayne (Tony) Ramsay Cooke; grandchildren, Steven (Amanda), Melissa Irons; step-grandchildren, Troy, Danielle, Drew, Jacquelynne, Tara, Jake, Nathan, and Payton; 11 great-grandchildren.
The family expresses thanks to St. Elizabeth Hospital (Lincoln NE) Progressive Care team. No viewing or visitation. Memorials to: The American Lung Association and the American Heart Association.